Well, I came in this year with a goal: break 30 minutes in a 5k.
This race keeps getting bigger each year, and once again it was very crowded. But I lined up near the front this time, and it didn’t take me too long to get past the herds of walkers. I figured I was doing all right when everyone around me was running. It also wasn’t quite as cold as I thought it would be (though this 38ºF is totally incorrect– more like 30, but it was sunny.) After the fact, I’m finding it hard to gauge just how hard I was running– I usually bounce back fast and feel like I could do it all again, but I also remember not having a lot of gas in the tank to speed up for the last quarter mile.
$husband came to run this year too, which was fun. He was totally untrained so it was a bit of a challenge for him, but he survived.
The collards are in the instant pot, I made pumpkin custard last night, so now all I have to do is relax until we head over to the in-laws’. Happy Thanksgiving!